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Youth baseball team heads to nationals

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A local youth baseball team is ready for the national stage. The Oklahoma Legends will compete against the top 10-and-under baseball teams in the country at the USSSA Baseball Elite World Series in Orlando, Florida. The national tournament starts Saturday, July 22 and continues through July 30. The team primarily…

Homeowner cleared in fatal shooting of teen

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Prosecutors will not charge a Midwest City homeowner who fatally shot a teen trying to break into his house last month. The incident happened just before 4 a.m. June 24 in the 10700 block of Le Jean Drive. Emergency personnel were called to the scene after a resident told dispatchers that he shot someone who…

Carl Albert High School student wins state art contest

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McLaughlin’s portrait of her grandfather shown at national VFW Auxiliary Conference By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor An old photograph and a soldier’s letter home inspired a local high school student’s winning artwork. Taryn McLaughlin, a student at Carl Albert High School, took first place in statewide art contest with a portrait of her grandfather serving…

State lawmaker looking for ways to increase funding for aerospace jobs program

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The aerospace industry has grown in Oklahoma over the past decade with help from a unique state program. The Center for Aerospace and Defense Supplier Quality (CADSQ) helps Oklahoma companies win contracts with the Department of Defense and commercial aviation enterprises. The program guides businesses through the intricate, and often…

Sales tax election gets green light

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Midwest City calls for special election to raise sales tax rate by .75 percent for public safety and city services By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor Midwest City voters will be asked to approve a sales tax increase to hire more police and firefighters and fund city services. The sales tax election is set for Oct.…

Mid-Del School Board calls $130 million bond election

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By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor The Mid-Del school district is moving forward with a $130.6 million bond election to address building maintenance, textbooks, technology and transportation needs. The school board on Wednesday morning agreed to send two propositions to voters on Oct. 10. The first proposition includes $121.3 million for upgrades to the football fields,…

Armed robbery suspect apprehended after mile foot chase

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Midwest City police tracked down an armed robbery suspect after a one-mile foot chase near SE 15th Street and Midwest Boulevard this afternoon. While two motor officers were conducting special traffic emphasis at a construction zone in the 7200 block of SE 15th, a barrage of 911 calls came into the emergency operations center describing…

Midwest City man charged with possession of child pornography

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A Midwest City man faces six felony charges after an undercover investigation revealed he was in possession of and distributing child pornography, according to the State Attorney General’s Office. Gerald Prindle, 39, is charged with four counts of distributing child pornography, one count of possessing child pornography and one count of violating the Oklahoma Computer…

Midwest City High School student arrested with loaded gun at school

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A 16-year-old student at Midwest City High School was arrested this morning for allegedly bringing a loaded gun to school. About 8:15 a.m., students notified school staff that another student had a gun on campus. A school resource officer searched the student’s backpack and found a 9mm Smith and Wesson. The gun was reported stolen…

Major Leaguer pitches in at Children’s Center

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The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital, a nonprofit pediatric hospital in Bethany, Oklahoma, recently announced that J.T. Realmuto, catcher for the Miami Marlins, will serve as a member of the Hospital’s inaugural honorary board.  Realmuto will be part of a public relations and marketing campaign for the hospital, including public service announcements, speaking engagements, and social…

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Homeowner cleared in fatal shooting of teen

Prosecutors will not charge a Midwest City homeowner who fatally shot a teen trying to break into his house last month. The incident happened just before 4 a.m. June 24 in the 10700 block of Le Jean Drive. Emergency personnel were called to the scene after a resident told dispatchers that he shot someone who…

Carl Albert High School student wins state art contest

McLaughlin’s portrait of her grandfather shown at national VFW Auxiliary Conference By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor An old photograph and a soldier’s letter home inspired a local high school student’s winning artwork. Taryn McLaughlin, a student at Carl Albert High School, took first place in statewide art contest with a portrait of her grandfather serving…

Area Sports

Youth baseball team heads to nationals

By Jeff Harrison Managing Editor A local youth baseball team is ready for the national stage. The Oklahoma Legends will compete against the top 10-and-under baseball teams in the country at the USSSA Baseball Elite World Series in Orlando, Florida. The national tournament starts Saturday, July 22 and continues through July 30. The team primarily…

OSU rings in new year with dominant bowl display

Oklahoma State University finished 2016 off with a bang when the Cowboys finished the year with a 38-8 thrashing of Colorado in the Valero Alamo Bowl.   Now moving into 2017, Cowboy fans have high expectations. OSU should be a Big 12 favorite going into 2017 after finishing just behind OU in 2016, and then…

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